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A winter escape to Malaga, Spain

The ongoing post-exam slump in a dark and dreary Manchester needed a solution.  I’m always searching for an excuse to travel, so I went to Malaga, in the hope that some winter sun would alleviate my self-diagnosed Seasonal Affective Disorder.  604 more words

Culture

Las Fallas Comienzan (begins)

The most waited for time of year for the Valencianos is Las Fallas,

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falles

a festival that actively begins in mid-February with the display of the “ninots,” followed by the “awakening” of the city with the first “mascleta” 497 more words

Spain

Woman dies after eating mushrooms at Michelin-starred restaurant in Spain

A Michelin-starred restaurant in Spain has closed while authorities investigate the death of a woman who ate a dish of mushrooms that can be poisonous if not carefully cooked. 476 more words

News

Pardon my English

My friend Cristina gets a dreamy look in her eyes when she talks about Luke. Luke is the voice of a podcast targeted at language learners, who want to learn RP (Received Pronunciation) English. 1,052 more words

Celebrating Chaves Nogales

Manuel Chaves Nogales (1897-1944) was witness to many of the catastrophic events of the first half of the 20th century, from the turmoil that followed the Bolshevik Revolution in the USSR to the rise of Fascism, the Spanish Civil War and the Second World War, which saw the loss of millions of lives. 236 more words

Manuel Valls, from French 'socialist' to Spanish fascists' ally

This 11 February 2018 video, in the French language, shows a right-wing demonstration in Madrid, Spain, aiming to overthrow the social democrat PSOE minority government of Pedro Sanchez. 287 more words

Racism And Anti-racism

Erotic Tapa Tour

Nothing immerses you more into Spanish culture than its gastronomy. Tapas is known famously around the world, replicated by many but nothing can compare to it in its traditional form, especially in the likings of Andalucia. 183 more words

Spain